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Porcelain vase in shape of archaic bronze 'Gu', with trumpet mouth, narrow body and splayed foot. The vase has blue-tinged glaze except for foot-ring. There are two raised bosses on the centre of the body.
- Height: 231 millimetres
Room 95 label text:
Vase modelled on an ancient bronze vessel called a gu
This porcelain gu vase is covered with a clear glaze with a blue-tinge. Its shape is entirely twentieth century.
Porcelain with clear glaze
Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province 江西省, 景德鎮
Republican Period, AD 1911–1949
On display: G95/dc45/sh9
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Object reference number: RRC38786
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